Blast from the Past / 1970: Visiting great-grandma in Deary

In the summer of 1970, 4-year-old Allan D. Halsey (center) visited his great-grandmother, 89-year-old Alice Cottman DeGroff Rist (left), at her home in Deary. His maternal grandfather, 53-year-old Archie DeGraf (right), also joined the pair outside her home for this photo. Allan celebrates his birthday this month, and this photo was submitted by his mother, Marilyn Halsey of Lewiston. Readers who would like to share their historical photos from throughout the region may do so by emailing them to or submitting them to: Blast from the Past, P.O. Box 957, Lewiston, ID 83501. Questions? Call Jeanne M. DePaul at (208) 848-2221.

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